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Meneses hits 2-run HR in 8th as Nationals beat Cubs 6-5

Aug. 10, 2022 00:50 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Joey Meneses hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the eighth inning, Keibert Ruiz went deep twice and the Washington Nationals regrouped after blowing a three-run lead, beating the Chicago Cubs 6-5 Tuesday night to snap a six-game losing streak. The Nationals were rolling...

Bell hits 3-run HR to rally Nationals past Cardinals 7-6

Jul. 31, 2022 00:09 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — If Josh Bell’s days are indeed numbered in Washington in his second season as a member of the struggling Nationals, he gave the home fans one last moment to celebrate. Bell hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning and the Nationals rallied to beat the St....

Future Dodger? Juan Soto, lowly Nats cool off LA in 4-1 win

Jul. 26, 2022 02:20 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers fans made their feelings known as Juan Soto stepped into the batter's box, just in case the Washington Nationals star didn't get their message at the All-Star Game. “Future Dodger!” the crowd of 48,647 chanted. They heartily applauded Soto...

Ruiz gets 3 hits, Nats avoid sweep with 4-3 win over D-backs

Jul. 24, 2022 21:11 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The hapless Washington Nationals made three errors in the field, a mental mistake on defense and a few baserunning miscues that nixed some great scoring opportunities. They won anyway. Wins haven't come easy for the Nationals this season, so they'll...

Braves pound 3 HRs, send Nationals to eighth straight loss

Jul. 15, 2022 23:41 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Austin Riley, Orlando Arcia and Adam Duvall homered as the Atlanta Braves beat Washington 8-4 Friday night, sending the Nationals to their eighth straight loss. Atlanta improved to 9-2 against the Nationals this season and extended its winning streak in Washington...

Riley hits RBI single in 12th, surging Braves top Nationals

Jul. 10, 2022 18:51 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Austin Riley likes where the Atlanta Braves are heading into a big series against the first-place New York Mets. The Braves have kept winning and chipping away at the Mets' lead in the NL East. “I’ve said from the beginning that it’s not a...

Schwarber homers twice, Phillies still fall to Nationals 3-2

Jul. 06, 2022 23:06 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kyle Schwarber insists — even as he launches balls deep into the seats at such a pace he could set several Phillies home run records — that nothing has changed about his stance, his routine, his mental approach. “I just always go back to the process,”...

Reynolds 3 HRs, 6 RBIs as Pirates snap skid, beat Nationals

Jun. 29, 2022 18:27 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryan Reynolds hit a career-high three homers and drove in six runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Washington Nationals 8-7 on Wednesday. “I think Bryan Reynolds carried us to a win tonight,” said Pittsburgh manager Derek Shelton said, whose Pirates...

Franco's 2-run homer carries Nationals past Pirates 3-2

Jun. 27, 2022 23:08 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Maikel Franco hit a go-ahead, two-run home run in the eighth inning, and the Washington Nationals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 Monday night in the opener of a three-game series. “I just thought about seeing the ball and driving the ball to get a hit to try to...

García's walk-off homer gives Rangers 3-2 win over Nationals

Jun. 25, 2022 20:04 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Give Adolis García a bat late for the Texas Rangers, and there’s a good chance he’ll do something to change the game. Exhibit 13 came Saturday. The Cuban slugger homered leading off the bottom of the ninth inning, giving the Rangers a 3-2...